Disappearing Phlox

I’d noticed that my Phlox was looking a little sparse. Just the other day it was in full bloom, and today, only a couple of the plants had flowers on them. I justified this by telling myself that the ones in bloom were planted later last year – therefore they were blooming later this year.

Yes, if I’d put more thought into that idea, logic would have ruled. Instead, it took this…

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And this…

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Caught in the act!

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One Response to Disappearing Phlox

  1. Anita Smith says:

    On the bright side, your chickens are beautiful!

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